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Dec 22 2021

In With The New: Business Trends for 2022 and Beyond

As this year comes to a close, you’re likely to be inundated with a flurry of articles and think-pieces on business trends to consider. While we definitely see value in understanding social media updates and marketing trends in general, we want to draw your attention to more significant shifts in how we’ll do business, in […]

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Nov 30 2021

Ethical Marketing Practices are Coming for Your Ads–And That’s a Good Thing

Ethical marketing. Does that even exist? When you think of marketing or sales, does your mind automatically go to some sleazy used-car salesman trope?  I can’t blame you if it does. Historically, advertising hasn’t exactly been a beacon of truth.  Traveling medicine shows in the late 1800s and early 1900s advertised products with truly bizarre […]

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Apr 28 2021

Drive Traffic to Your Website Using Social Media

Whether you’re brand-spanking new to business or you’re a well-oiled entrepreneurial machine, you likely know that the best way to stake your claim on our wild world wide web is to secure a domain name and build yourself a quality website. This way you’ve carved out a guaranteed space to share who you are and […]

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Feb 27 2020

Social Media Science: Understanding the Algorithm

Ever wonder who the mad scientist hiding behind the curtain of your social media feeds is, determining what to show you next? He’s got a name, friends: Al. Al Gorithm. OKAY terrible jokes aside: what exactly is the algorithm, and why does it matter? I appreciate the simplicity of this definition from Pedro Domingos’s The […]

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Dec 05 2019

The “Future” of Instagram: Who Likes It?

If you’re keeping up with the wild world of social media, you may have heard about Instagram testing hidden “likes” in select countries earlier this year. It seems our friends at the photo sharing platform liked what they saw (pun very much intended) enough to extend testing into the United States market. If you haven’t […]

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Nov 07 2019

Is It Time to Give Up on Facebook?

I’d wager a guess that many of us spend more time on social media sites than we’re willing to admit publicly. Don’t worry; I’m not here to judge! If anything, I’m here to gently remind you, my small business owner friend, to use social media more to your advantage. According to the Pew Research Center, […]

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Sep 11 2019

Cascadia Blade Works puts an end to dull moments with sharp tools

One of the real joys of our work is bringing an exciting venture to life, and Cascadia Blade Works has excitement going for them in spades. Connecting with them was a learning experience not only in the technicalities of blade sharpening, but also in the power of connecting with your values, and following the path […]

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